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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Face mask

A.D. 100–600

Calcite onyx marble (pale green, veined, translucent stone)

13.6 × 12.3 × 6.8 cm (5 3/8 × 4 13/16 × 2 11/16 in.)
Katharine Ordway Collection
1980.13.17
Geography: 
Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Teotihuacan Culture
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 65.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 39–40, 205, no. 15, fig. 11.

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